Delaware Car Seat Laws


Delaware Car Seat Laws

  • In the State of Delaware all children under the age of eight (8) or sixty-five (65) pounds, whichever comes first, must be restrained  in an age, height and weight appropriate child safety seat that is federally approved.
  • Children eight (8) through fifteen (15) years of age must be restrained with a properly secured seat belt.
  • Children under twelve (12) years of age or sixty-five (65) inches in height are required to sit in the back seat of a vehicle if there is an active front passenger side airbag.
  • A fine for a violation of the Delaware Car Seat Law is $25 plus court fees.

Car Seat Recommendations

Car Seat Age, Weight and Height Recommendations

Delaware Seat Belt Laws

  • In the State of Delaware all drivers and passengers are required to wear a seat belt regardless of their seating position in the vehicle.
  • A seat belt must be properly worn and fastened.
  • A fine for a violation of the Delaware Seat Belt Law is $25 plus court fees.

Source Links for this Page

Delaware Office of Highway Safety

Delaware’s Seat Belt Law – What You Need to Know